Bradley Arthur




Born 1953   Tampa, FL                                                                                         Email:


Commissions & Art in Public Places:

          2007         “Kol Ami Star Memorial Sculpture & Garden; Total environmental site specific sculpture                                                                                  and memorial garden. A granite and stainless steel sculpture and meditation garden design and                                                                          installation. Located at the entrance to Congregation Kol Ami in Tampa, FL.

2004         "Eternal Light": Copper, steel & brass lamp used as the eternal light which hangs                                                                                                   above the ark in the sanctuary at Congregation Beth Am, Tampa, FL.

2002         "Components of Public Safety I and II" ; Hillsborough County Public Art
                         Two public art sculptures made from the steel from melted weapons and stainless steel.                                                                          COPS I is a 6-ton piece for Hillsborough County Sheriffs' Operations Center, in Ybor City.                                                               COPS II is a 4 ton piece at the District 3 office on Gunn Highway in Citrus Park, Tampa

          1990         "Generations": Life-size cast bronze, Miami Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged                                                                                                                                  at Douglas Gardens, Miami, Florida


          1985         "Suspended Om": Stainless steel and copper hanging atrium sculpture in the

                                                                 Cypress Commons Building, Tampa, Florida


1982         "Chair Muse":    Steel & Stainless steel welded found objects assemblage construction: 

                                                Tampa Municipal Office Building on Franklin Street Mall in downtown Tampa


Solo Exhibitions:


2009       “Glimpsing Silence” Gallery Three04, Tampa, FL (Opening Jan. 9th – Feb 6th)        


2006       “Word Sculpture” Kotler Art Gallery, J.F. Germany Public Library, Tampa, FL


2005       “Shadow Thoughts” Ybor School of Visual Arts Gallery, HCC, Tampa, FL


2004       “Artists’ Matter” Salt Creek Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL


1994       "Enough" Recent WordzWorkx, Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, FL


          1993       "Neo-Folk Personifications" Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa, FL


          1990       "Steel Ideas" Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, Florida


          1984       "New Work/Old Work" Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, NY


          1983       "Recent Assemblages", Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, NY


          1982       "New Bronzes" Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, NY


          1979       "Recent Works", Lynn Kottler Gallery, New York, NY


          1975       "Conditioned Imagery" U C Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


1975       "Pieces So Far" University Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Selected Group Exhibitions:


          2008        “Artists for Change”-Phillips de Pury & Company- 450 W. 15th St. New York, New York

                         “Art of Healing”- Bayfront Health Foundation- Salt Creek Artworks- St. Petersburg, FL

     “Deep Carnivale”- Site-Specific Installation “21 Window Words”; Cuban Club, Ybor City

     “Platform Art Retrospective Invitational” Art on Park, Lakeland, FL

     “Shelved” small scale sculpture exhibit— [5] Art, Tampa, FL

                         “Paint America Blue”- Art & Politics- Channelside Space, Tampa, FL                   


2007        “Deep Carnivale- Exquisite Corpse” A celebration of Words; Gallery 1609, Ybor City

     “The Art Healing” Salt Creek Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

     “White Box”    [5] Art, Tampa, FL


2004        “Face Off” Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

               “Platform Art #4 Word & Image”, Lakeland, FL


          2004        "Democratic Victory 2004" Phillips, de Pury & Company, New York, NY


2000        "Sweet Sixteen" Group Invitational Exhibition, Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, FL


          1998        "USF Alumni Homecoming Exhibition" 4 Artists, USF Teaching Gallery, Tampa, FL


          1997        "Positive Objects" Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa, FL


          1996        "Cultural Memory" Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa, FL


          1994        "Drawing, Design and Diversity" Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, FL


          1993        "Group One" Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa, Florida


          1988        "Assemblages" South Florida Art Center Gallery, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL


          1988        "Celebration Tradition" Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


          1987        "The Deciding Factor" Florida Center Contemporary Art, Teco Plaza, Tampa, FL


          1987        "Two Artists", The Carefully Chosen Gallery, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL


          1986        "Surrealism The Minds Eye"  Tampa Museum Of Art, Tampa, Florida


          1985        "American Bald Eagle Command” Javits Federal Plaza Building, New York, NY


          1985        "Beauty of Holiness" National Museum of Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA


          1985        "Florida Center for Contemporary Art" Artists Alliance, Ybor City, Tampa, FL


          1984        "Two Artists, Prevel/Arthur, Galerie De L' Impartial, Romans, France


          1983        "Grands Et Jeunes D'Aujourd'hui" Grand Palais des Champs-Elyees, Paris, France


          1983        "National Council Art in Jewish Life" Lever House, New York, NY


          1982        "Florida Invitational" Museum of Science & Natural History, Miami, FL


          1982        "Three Artists" The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL


          1982        "Cityscapes", Art in Public Spaces, Downtown Tampa, Florida


          1981        "National Small Sculpture Competition", Corpus Christi, Texas (Ivan Karp, juror)(Prize)


          1981        "Sculptors of North America" Galerie Alain Oudin, Paris, France


          1981        "Grands Et Jeunes D'Aujourd'hui" Grand Palais, Paris, France


          1980        "Tampa Museum 80" Tampa Museum of Fine Art, Tampa, FL


          1980        "Three Artists" University of Tampa, Lee Scarfone Gallery, Tampa, FL


          1980        "Womanart Galleries" Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY


          1980        "Grands Et Jeunes D'Aujourd'hui" Grand Palais, Paris, France


          1979        "Tampa Bay Arts Center" (Thomas Armstrong, Juror) Tampa, FL


          1979        "N.O.V.A.", College of Fine Arts, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL


          1979        "Small Works Competition" New York University, NYC,(Ivan Karp, juror)


          1979        "North American Sculpture” Golden, Colorado


          1978        "Womanart Galleries" Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY


          1978        "Three Artists" Lynn Kottler Gallery, New York, NY


          1977        "Tampa Bay Art Center" Tampa, Florida (Roy Slade juror) (Prize Awarded)


          1976        "Bicentennial Exhibition" Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa Florida


          1972        "Florida Open" Beaux Arts Gallery, Pinellas Park, FL (Prize Awarded)


          1971        "Sculptors of Florida" Hollywood Museum, Hollywood, Florida



Selected Education:


              1981-1983           Apprentice; Gino and Moreno Ginnaccinis' bronze studio,

                                                    Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, New York


              1979-1980          Marble studio of Silverio Paoli, Pietrastanta, Italy


              1977                     Apprentice; Yasuo Mizui, Stone Carver, Paris, France


              1977                    Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste en Provence, France                         


              1971-1975            University of South Florida, B.A. College of Fine Arts, Tampa, Florida


              1973                   Tampa Bay Technological & Vocational school, Certificate of Welding, Tampa, FL


              1971                     Apprentice; Hugh Dumont, Metal Sculptor, Miami, Florida


              1970                     Coconut Grove School of Art, Coconut Grove, Florida







Selected Collections:


                       The Richard Brown Baker Collection, at Yale University, New Haven, CT

                       Tampa Public Art Collection, City of Tampa, Tampa, FL

                    Hillsborough County Public Art Fund, Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL

                       Miami Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged, Douglas Gardens, Miami, FL

                        Ivan Karp, New York, NY

                        Ned Rifkin, Washington D.C

                        George M. Steinbrenner, Tampa/New York

                        Dr. Kenneth Melmed, New York, NY

                        Judge & Mrs. Irving Cypen, Miami Beach, FL

                        Mr. Edward Kuriansky, New York, NY

                        M/M Thomas Ronay, New York, NY

                        Sidney Feldman, Bal Harbor, FL

                        David Spinozza, Stamford, CT,& NYC

                        M/M Gary Poliakoff, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

                        Millard Gamble III, Tierra Verde, FL

                        M/M Guy Cox, Osprey, FL

                        Mr. and Mrs. Jack Murray, Tampa, FL

                        Wolfgang Muck, Zurich, Switzerland

                        Jean-Francios Limouzi, Lyon, France

                        Yasuo Mizui, Paris, France

                        Ingrid Doell, Salzburg, Austria

                        Helen Phillips, New York, New York

                        M/M Silverio Paoli, Pietrasanta, Italy

                        Jill Zuckerman, Seattle, WA






Selected Biography:


 2008         Bradley Arthur “Found Objects Sculptor” – for


 2002        CNN Headline News: "Turning Guns into Art" Bradley Arthur Sculptor


           1984         Panelist:  "Artist Authorship Rights" Art/Law Seminar,

                                    New York Law School,  New York, N.Y.


           1982         Artist in the Schools, Tampa/Hillsborough Arts Council, Tampa, Florida



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